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Pet Peeves in Relationships

Everyone has an internal blueprint or plan on how a household should be put together and how a family should operate.  For instance:  one person may prefer keeping a sponge to the left side of the sink.  Their partner may … Continue reading

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The Nature of Your Fight: How to Avoid Damage to Your Relationship

All couples will have disagreements.  And most couples will talk to their spouse about their opinions and preferences and try to explain what they think is the best approach.  But many couples get into arguments that are never settled, or … Continue reading

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It’s Not Always Fair!

Every person is an individual, with distinct needs, strengths and weaknesses.  The happiest couples are learning more everyday about who their partner is, and what makes them happy.  And they take action, at least some of the time, to do … Continue reading

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All the Social Skills in the World

There are thousands of socials skills that exist in the world.  No one can possibly know all of them.  I don’t know all of them, and you don’t know all of them either.  Social skills are not only the things … Continue reading

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The Lady Gaga Homework Assignment

Men and women have some very different needs.  It is important to understand the needs of your partner. If your partner is of a different gender, you may think that they have the same reality as you because they are also human.  Don’t … Continue reading

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Six Mind-Boggling Myths about Marriage

These 6 astounding myths about marriage may be destroying your happiness with your partner… When relationships are getting damaged or beginning to fail, couples are usually believing some or all of these six myths.  See if you have any of … Continue reading

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How to Make your Marriage Thrive!

Couples in trouble are usually wondering what to do to make their marriage really thrive. In couples therapy they are learning new ways to communicate, ways to repair damaged trust, hurt feelings and resentment. But, it’s also helpful to find … Continue reading

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Emotional Arguments & Explosions

I’ve been working with a lot of couples over the years.  One of the most common concerns they bring up are arguments that get too aggressive.  Spouses end up getting emotionally hurt, upset and angry.  While conflicts are a given … Continue reading

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